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Premium Member A Whimsical Tale

Here's a whimsical tale I've just concocted
From my wandering unbalanced brain
What's that you say? I seem totally normal?
Nothing different, silliness emotes again

Not sure there's help for this kind of mind
No pills can help, doc said try vodka
Strange prescription but he...Read More
Categories: afflicts, fun,
Form: Quatrain

Spiritual Medics
So many a lizard layest
We are null of that which stomach turbulence afflicts

Discriminating between the real and unreal
Gifted with Insight into the immanent and impending
Spiritual and physical forces

We are Spiritual Sapiens
Our laser eyes pierce through the skeleton of challenges;
Revealing the...Read More
Categories: afflicts, miracle,
Form: I do not know?
Believing that I’m called to serve God in the ministry
I hate hypocrisy that afflicts it along with fatal selfishness
Compromising divine work for personal fame, honour and glory
Bringing forth anguish and misery as results of worthlessness.

Ministry that is genuine is leading...Read More
Categories: afflicts, christian, devotion, faith, god, inspirational, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Quatrain

Suicide ideation torments and afflicts the lives of millions of people around the world. In my own life, the pain and torment of suicidal thoughts drove me in desperation to God; and to faith in his...Read More
Categories: afflicts, depression, suicide,
Form: Free verse
I I write because I’m aware of the fact 
I’m losing time
I’m Struggling to gain insight 
In a world that’s blind
Outlining the blueprint 
that’s stuck in my mind
Acting with a reason
And intention to rhyme
An intention to shine
Becoming a light so...Read More
Categories: afflicts, beauty, blessing, change, christian,
Form: Free verse

With God’s omnipotence that does attest His wondrous might
I can overcome temptation with its sinful temerity
While fighting valiantly transgressions’ filthiness…
…Pursuing after holiness in living for His honour.

By God’s omniscience that fully opens heavenly wisdom’s aperture
I can vanquish ignorance with its...Read More
Categories: afflicts, blessing, character, christian, devotion, faith, god, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Mental Poverty

Empty socket pocket-tears upstairs
are always pirate hiding someone else’s
precious memories,
down in their dark chest cellar

Gutter dwellers
got the intellectual eviction blues
Same ol’ decisions
be bringing 
different mental issues bad news

No money, mo’ problems
Mo’ money, it’s the other end
of the same scurvy thing

Pulled...Read More
Categories: afflicts, metaphor, money, psychological, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Plumb Line Hoisted Deep
Brainstorm cometh, damning frontal hemisphere
jamming lookout, noggin perched, roiling thinking
uber wayfaring zealot, drills legendary phalanx.
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Writer's block...Read More
Categories: afflicts, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, devotion,
Form: Free verse
My heart is troubled,
my love is afflicts you.
Even then you say,
luck has given us to you.
...Read More
Categories: afflicts, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 1st
Form: I do not know?
 Lost in worldly darknesses searching for my light,Depleting every day only to reflect on the emptiness within stale daily routines,I weep for the lost and almost found,chaos has its own agenda,Time afflicts an unforgiving penance just to keep up...Read More
Categories: afflicts, conflict, lost, strength,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Touched By Madness
In a day when mental illness 
was hidden behind a closed door,
A young girl lived but wished to die;
 she couldn't take it anymore.

No one knew the pain she suffered;
always wondering how it would end.
Would God see her great distress...Read More
Categories: afflicts, abuse, anger, child abuse, father daughter, mental
Form: Narrative
Unrequited Love
Within my healing, broken heart shatters yet again through unrequited love.
Within my healing, wounded soul injures yet again through bitter- sweet yearn. 
Within my healing, endured storm afflicts yet again through absurd swirling conjectures.
Within my healing, violent waters trawls me...Read More
Categories: afflicts, appreciation, beautiful, change, crush, endurance, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Impartial insights or Intellectual Snobbery in Thiru-Valluvar's THIRUK-KURAL: Canto 84 PEETHAIMAI
Impartial insight into Human Nature or intellectual Snobbery in Thiru-Valluvar's THIRU-KURAL: Canto 84 - PEETHAIMAI*

[Note: Throughout his oeuvre, there can be found aphorisms which broadly hint at Thiru-Valluvar's intolerance of the less-endowed individual, and none characterises this trait as PEETHAIMAI...Read More
Categories: afflicts, abuse, character, sympathy, tamil,
Form: Epigram
His Only Son
Everyone knew who He was and the things He had done
Around Him there was a great buzz nor would Jesus shun
Everywhere where He went the crowds continued to seek
So many came to repent in simply hearing Jesus Speak

Lepers from afar...Read More
Categories: afflicts, forgiveness,
Form: Rhyme
For election day 2016
When I think about this year 
and all the stories that we hear
of Clinton's crimes, and Trump's remarks,
and how the media embarks

on efforts to distort the truth –
it makes me want to be the sleuth
who solves the crime, and coins...Read More
Categories: afflicts, poems, political,
Form: Political Verse
A steel cage of fog
Envelopes an aching heart
An absence afflicts
...Read More
Categories: afflicts, mystery, nature,
Form: Haiku
Absurd Beauty
Anyone can find the absurdity in life, 
But only the strong can make it their wife. 
Nay, not the strong in the arm or the shoulder, 
Nor the behomoths who love lifting boulders,
I mean the sort who's heart always smolders,
A...Read More
Categories: afflicts, beauty, growing up, imagination, inspirational, life, love,
Form: Lyric
My Declaration of Independence to Addiction and the Persons I Affected

I did it for me! Not of guilt, nor shame.
A simple desire to end Heroin's evil reign!
For once in my life, I gave "Change" a fair chance.
Because one can only move forward, when willing to advance.
With each new...Read More
Categories: afflicts, addiction, forgiveness, freedom, hope, introspection, recovery from,
Form: Dramatic monologue
For SR
Splendiferous, once was love;
it’s heights a peak of madness:
A burning need, a flow’ring seed
blooming with passion’s delight.

Differences seem to balance.
Weaknesses offset by strength.
A missing part connects two hearts,
Imperfect, but now complete

Hope and dreams unimagined
take root and begin to grow
with focused...Read More
Categories: afflicts, break up, friendship, hope, lost love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Professor Watts' Resurrection
Double-binding Win-Win
nondual manifest destiny of health
as wealth of eco-consciousness,
like double-transparency of ecologic's Yang,
with eco-normic YinYin-square-rooted
c-squared = e-squared = Language-squared,
Positive OVER AND WITH double-negative
subjective/objective Time's decomposing binomials.

"Instead of giving our children
clear and explicit explanations
of the game-rules of the community,
we befuddle them...Read More
Categories: afflicts, culture, environment, math, philosophy, political, psychological, science,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Truncated Sonnet: ''Matters of Global Importance''
Man explores outer space
with probes and rocket ships,
while here the human race
falls from the toppling tips
of balance: wars, famine,
waste, hunger, crime, disease 
and man's greed have worsen
this world's endless crises.
Why not spend the money
on this Earth where there's need
first, then...Read More
Categories: afflicts, earth, philosophy, poverty, space, war,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A World on Fire
We live today in a world of great tumult
And of rising uncertainty and anxiety 
Which pervade the world stage like a cancer

Despite soaring technological advances
Our environment and our home Earth
Are bearing an unimaginable burden

People are wondering what must be done
To...Read More
Categories: afflicts, allegory, change, earth, history, international, introspection, nature,
Form: Narrative
The Lord's Teaching Bread -Isaiah 30: 20
In our times of real adversity
when our life's are so afflicted
the Lord is speaking to teach
so to His word we'd be addicted

We need to see through God's eyes
for He's in our life's in it all
God afflicts us for a purpose
so...Read More
Categories: afflicts, bible, god, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Rhapsody Of The Night

Darkness she dawns her costume preparing for her play.
The stars gleam and glitter on the blue stage.
Moon shines, she's happy to play the part of spot light.
Clouds like light boys gather and adjust the light.

Breeze, she gently...Read More
Categories: afflicts, nature,
Form: Free verse
Climate change and BAYANIHAN
Tacloban City, 
Heavily Damaged: 10,000 feared dead, 
cadavers of ripped children litter on the streets, 
Ormoc City, 
Totally Devastated: People are desperate, 
the streets are infested with terrible hunger, 
looting is everywhere, 
The whole city: State with anarchy, 
Most of...Read More
Categories: afflicts, environment,
Form: Classicism